Linda Mandolini has served as President of Eden Housing since 2001. Eden Housing is California's second oldest non-profit housing development companies and has developed or acquired more than 10,500 units throughout California. Linda oversees affordable housing production, resident support services, and property management components of the organization, and a staff of more than 340 employees. She is guided in her work by Eden's active volunteer board of directors.
Under her strong leadership, Eden Housing has become one of the most productive and successful nonprofit affordable housing developers in California. To date, Eden has developed or acquired more than 10,500 affordable rental apartments throughout California, providing homes for nearly 100,000 low-income families, seniors, and persons with disabilities.
Linda has received a number of awards including being inducted into the Alameda County Women’s Hall of Fame in 2017 and named to the San Francisco Business Times' Forever Influential Honor Roll in 2016.
Linda is a leader in housing policy on the local, state and national level. She serves or has served on the Boards: Make Room, National Housing Conference, California Housing Consortium, Non-Profit Housing Association of Northern California, Housing Trust of Silicon Valley, Enterprise Communities' Community Leadership Council, and International Housing Policy Exchange.
In her free time, Linda is an avid bicyclist and frequently rides for charitable causes including the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society's Team in Training Program, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, and the Michael J. Fox Foundation in support of research for cures to Parkinson's disease.